May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Prefix and Course Index 

 

Accounting

Courses are designated as ACCT in the class schedule.

  
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    ACCT 201A - Financial Accounting (3)


    Accounting concepts and techniques essential to the administration of a business enterprise: analyzing and recording financial transactions; accounting valuation and allocation practices; preparation, analysis and interpretation of financial statements; international accounting issues.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 201B - Managerial Accounting (3)


    Introduction to managerial accounting; product costing; budgetary control and responsibility accounting; analysis and techniques for aiding management planning and control decisions; basic income tax concepts for planning business transactions.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 201A  with a C (2.0) or better.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 301A - Intermediate Accounting (3)


    Accounting theory; preparation of income statements, balance sheets, and statements of cash flows and comprehensive income; IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards); present value concepts; assets, revenue recognition and investments.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 201B ; completion of all lower-division Business Administration core courses all with a C (2.0) or better. Corequisite: BUAD 301 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    ACCT 301B - Intermediate Accounting (3)


    Accounting theory; IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards); present value concepts; liabilities and stockholders’ equity; pensions; leases; earnings per share; financial statement analysis; accounting changes and error analysis; accounting for income taxes and statement of cash flows.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301A , BUAD 301  with a C (2.0) or better.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 302 - Cost Accounting (3)


    Accounting information for management of manufacturing and service enterprises; cost records; cost behavior and allocation; product costing and inventory valuation; flexible budgeting; standard costs; responsibility accounting; cost planning and control; and operating decision analysis.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 201B ; completion of all lower-division Business Administration core courses with a C (2.0) or better. Corequisite: BUAD 301 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 307 - Accounting Information Systems (3)


    Organization and implementation of information technology for the collection, organization and presentation of accounting information with an emphasis on enterprise resource planning systems.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 201B ; completion of all lower-division Business Administration core courses all with a C (2.0) or better. Corequisite: BUAD 301 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 308 - Concepts of Federal Income Tax Accounting (3)


    Federal tax system, federal income taxation relating to federal tax system, federal income taxation relating to individuals, corporations, partnerships and fiduciaries. Federal estate and gift taxes.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 201B ; completion of all lower-division Business Administration core courses all with a C (2.0) or better. Corequisite: BUAD 301 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    ACCT 401 - Advanced Accounting (3)


    Business combinations; meaning, usefulness and methodology of consolidated financial statements; investments and additional advanced topics; consolidated financial statements for overseas units of U.S.-based multinational companies; translations of foreign currencies, derivatives.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301B with a C (2.0) or better, BUAD 301; or CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 402 - Auditing (3)


    Auditing standards and procedures used by financial and operational auditors. Management information and computer systems, internal control, audit evidence, professional responsibilities and legal liabilities, standards of reporting financial information.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301B, ACCT 307 all with C (2.0) or better; BUAD 301; or CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 403 - Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities (3)


    Fund accounting as applied to governmental and nonprofit entities; state and federal governments, municipalities, hospitals and universities. Budgets, tax levies, revenues and appropriations, expenditures and encumbrances, various types of funds and accounting statements.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301B  with a C (2.0) or better; BUAD 301 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 404 - Emerging Technologies in Accounting (3)


    Learning and applying (in the field of accounting) technologies that will become a cornerstone for success, such as Robotic Process Automation using UIPath, as well as data extraction using Microsoft Power Query.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301A , ACCT 301B , ACCT 302 , ACCT 307  all with a “C” (2.0) or better; or Accounting graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 405 - Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination (3)


    Methods to prevent and detect fraud. Current cases dealing with accounting fraud and appropriate methods to prevent or detect fraudulent behavior.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 307 , ACCT 301B  with a C (2.0) or better.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 407 - Accounting Data Analytics (3)


    Data analytics as it pertains to accounting professionals. Three major areas that comprise analytics are Data Reporting, Data Visualization and Predictive Analytics. Uses emerging technology to show the practice of data analytics in the real world.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301A , ACCT 301B , ACCT 302 , ACCT 307  all with a C (2.0) or better; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 408 - Taxation of Business Entities (3)


    Additional tax knowledge on tax research, corporate taxation, partnership taxation, S Corps, transfer taxation, gift taxes and accounting for income tax. Other topics, such as SALT, may be included.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 308  with a C (2.0) or better; BUAD 301 .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 415 - Accounting Ethics for Professionals (4)


    The philosophy and behavioral and economic theories of ethics, and the role of ethics in accounting and other professions in which accountants work. Ethics regulations.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 301B ; or CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 420 - Advanced Cost Accounting (3)


    Advanced topics in accounting: strategic profitability analysis; cost allocation and resources; quality and Just-In Time Inventory; and investment decisions and management control.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 302 , ISDS 361A  all with a C (2.0) or better. Corequisite: ISDS 361B .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 422 - Internal Audit and Control (3)


    Professional standards and procedures used by internal auditors. Planning, performing, communicating risk based assurance and consulting engagements. Advanced topics in control; governance, risk management, fraud and information technology. Requires departmental permission for non-Accounting undergraduate majors and all graduate students.

    Prerequisite: Accounting major; senior standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 445 - Valuation Concepts and Topics for Accountants (3)


    Conceptual framework for valuation. Students will apply the framework in a number of settings they are likely to encounter as accounting professionals (i.e., fair value of financial assets, goodwill impairment).

    Prerequisite: ACCT 301B  with a C (2.0) or better; or graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 460 - Seminar in Financial Statement Analysis (3)


    Analysis of demand and supply forces underlying the provision of financial statements; distributional, cross-sectional and time series properties of financial statement numbers; financial decision-making processes and the uses of financial statement information for decision making.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 301B  with a C (2.0) or better.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 463 - Financial Controls for Entrepreneurs (3)


    Accounting system design for new ventures, including budgeting, purchasing, collections, payroll taxes, safeguards against error and embezzlement, financial reports, cash management and banking relationships. Casework, research and fieldwork with selected local businesses. Not applicable for graduate degree credit.

    Prerequisites: Entrepreneurship concentration; ACCT 201B , FIN 310 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    ACCT 495 - Internship (1-3)


    Planned and supervised work experience. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Letter grade or credit/no credit. Requires consent of the department internship adviser and one semester in residence at the university.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301A , ACCT 302 , BUAD 301  all with a C (2.0) or better; Business Administration Accounting concentration major; minimum 2.5 GPA; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
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    ACCT 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    Open to qualified undergraduate students desiring to pursue directed independent inquiry. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Not open to students on academic probation. Requires permission of department chair.

    Prerequisites:ACCT 301B , BUAD 301  all with a C (2.0) or better.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
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    ACCT 502 - Accounting Theory and Professional Research (3)


    Provides an analytical framework for managerial decision-making using accounting information. Explore solutions to professional accounting problems by researching the FASB Codification.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301B ; CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 503 - Seminar in Accounting Data Analytics (3)


    Introduction to data extraction, analytic and data visualization tools used in business today, and techniques for Big Data analyses. Hands-on experience with several key tools used to transform raw data into actionable knowledge.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 504 - Advanced Accounting Analytics and Technology (3)


    Gain in-depth knowledge of a number of widely used data analytics tools. Case studies will allow students to apply data analytics tools to solve real-life accounting and auditing problems.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 503 , CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 505 - Seminar in Auditing (3)


    Auditing theory and practices; professional ethics; auditing standards; Securities and Exchange Commission and stock exchange regulations; auditor’s legal liability; statement trends and techniques.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 402; CBE graduate (no pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 506 - Seminar in Professional Accounting Communications (3)


    Compilation and composition of accounting reports and client presentations relating to accountants’ working papers, client engagement letters, management advisory reports and prospectuses.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 507 - Seminar in Accounting Information Systems (3)


    Case studies of computer-based accounting systems used by organizations such as universities, banks, industrial corporations and CPA firms. Accounting information, reports, and internal controls.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 307 ; classified CBE standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    ACCT 508 - Seminar in Tax Planning (3)


    Substantive provisions of federal law; tax planning from a corporate viewpoint; case studies of the effect of federal tax law on business decisions.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 308 ; or (not pre-MBA) graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 510 - Financial Accounting (3)


    Accumulation, organization and interpretation of financial and quantitative data relevant to the activities of corporate business enterprises; analysis of financial reports; current regulatory reporting requirements with attention to business ethics and an understanding of global reporting issues.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 511 - Seminar in Managerial Accounting (3)


    Design and develop cost accounting systems; contemporary cost management concepts; measurement, analysis and use of accounting information for management decisions with attention to current ethical, global and environmental issues. Measurement, analysis and use of information contained in standard and various cost systems for industry sectors.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 201B  or ANTH 510 .

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 518 - Seminar in International Accounting (3)


    Comparative analysis of accounting principles and practices outside the United States; international financial accounting standards; current problems of international financial reporting, accounting planning and control for international operations; multinational companies.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 201B  or ACCT 510 ; graduate (not Pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 521 - Seminar in Management Control Systems (3)


    Integrative aspects of accounting, financial and quantitative data for managerial decision-making; long-term, short-term profit planning; budgetary control; cost analysis; financial analysis and planning; taxation; and transfer pricing.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 302  or ACCT 511 ; not pre-MBA.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 535 - Corporate Governance and SEC Reporting (3)


    Institutional knowledge on internal and external corporate governance mechanisms and the SEC regulation of financial reporting. How to prepare SEC filings and learn about how corporate governance influences firm performance.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 301B ; CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 570 - Seminar in Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders - Corp 1 (3)


    Federal Taxation relating to corporations including accounting methods, business deductions, selection of tax year, organization, distribution, liquidation, redemption and reorganization of/from the corporate entity.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 308 ; or CBE graduate (not pre-MBA or MS Taxation) standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 571 - Tax Research, Practice and Procedures (3)


    Methodology of tax research, including case studies; the management of a tax practice; administration procedures governing tax controversies; rights and obligations of taxpayers and tax practitioners. Requires basic knowledge of US Federal Income Tax.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 572 - Seminar in Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders Corp. II (3)


    Federal taxation relating to corporations; organizing, distributions, liquidations and reorganizations.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 308  ; or (not pre-MBA) graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 573 - Seminar in Taxation of Property and M&A Transactions (3)


    Concepts, rules and issues with regard to the taxation of transactions involving different types of property. Taxation of property transactions when a buyer acquires another company.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 308 ; CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 574 - Seminar in Taxation of International Business Operations (3)


    Federal taxation relating to U.S. citizens and corporations with foreign source income and of foreign persons with U.S. source income; planning for foreign operations.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 308 ; or (not pre-MBA) graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 575 - Seminar in Estate, Gift, Inheritance Taxes and Estate Planning (3)


    Federal and California death taxes and the planning of personal estates.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 308 ; or (not pre-MBA) graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 576 - Seminar in State and Local Taxation (3)


    Application of interstate income allocations; multi-state tax compact; separate apportionment accounting; foreign country sourced income. California taxes as applied to businesses and individuals.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 308 ; CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 577 - Seminar in Taxation of Employee Compensation (3)


    Federal taxation relating to employee compensation including pensions and profit sharing, stock options, ESOPs, IRAs, Keoghs, maximum tax 5-year averaging, death benefits, group term life, etc.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 308; classified CBE standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 578 - Seminar in Taxation of Flow-Through Entities (3)


    Federal taxation relating to partnerships, estates, trusts and other special entities.

    Prerequisites: ACCT 308 ; CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 579 - Accounting for Income Taxes (ASC 740) (3)


    Key provisions of Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 740, Income Taxes. ASC 740 addresses how companies should account for and report the effects of taxes based on income.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 308; or CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 580 - Seminar in Taxation of S Corporations, LLCs and LLPs (3)


    Tax consequences of electing and operating as a Subchapter S Corporation, including entity level taxes, distributions and computation of basis. Terminating the S Corporation election and liquidations.

    Prerequisite: ACCT 308 ; or (not pre-MBA) graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 583 - Seminar in Government Accounting and Public Finance Management (3)


    Introduction to basic principles of public sector financial management and accounting, including public budgeting practices and processes, governmental accounting standards and procedures, revenue sources and tax administration, cash management and purchasing, investment and debt management, risk management and auditing.

    Prerequisite: Graduate standing and POSC 571  .

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 597 - Accounting Capstone - Professional Research Project (3)


    Culminating intellectual experience to use knowledge learned. Solve complex accounting problems using analytic tools applied to real world data with guidance from faculty and professionals.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate standing (not pre-MBA).

    Graduate-level

  
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    ACCT 599 - Independent Graduate Research (1-3)


    May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 units. Not open to students on academic probation. Requires approval of department chair and associate dean.

    Prerequisite: CBE graduate (not pre-MBA) standing.

    Graduate-level

    Department Consent Required

African American Studies

Courses are designated as AFAM in the class schedule.

  
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    AFAM 101 - Introduction to Ethnic Studies (3)


    Perspectives through which people of color have come to see themselves in terms of their own heroes, cultures and contributions to the societies in which they live and the world in general. (AFAM 101, ASAM 101, and CHIC 101 are the same course)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 103 - Critical Race Theory (3)


    How race, sexuality, ethnicity, gender, disability and class influence the law, using a critical race theory lens. An extension of Critical Legal Theory, formed in the 1980s, to explore how racism and structural inequality are institutionalized within the legal system.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 107 - Introduction to African American Studies (3)


    Introduction to key texts and topics in African American Studies. Interdisciplinary exploration of social conditions, political engagement, intellectual production and cultural contributions of African Americans.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 160 - Introduction to Black Creative Expression (3)


    Introduction to Black originators and innovators of art forms, such as performing, literaryand visual. Critical responses to art forms in both historical and contemporary contexts. Understand trends in creativity and imagination that cross expressive forms in Black communities.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AFAM 190 - Survey of American History with Emphasis on Ethnic Minorities (3)


    Survey of American history from prehistoric times (before 1492) to the present with special emphasis on the role of race and ethnicity. Credit will not be given for both HIST 180 and 190. (HIST 190, AFAM 190, ASAM 190 and CHIC 190 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.Department Consent Required
  
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    AFAM 250 - Introduction to Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S. (3)


    Introducing multi-ethnic literatures of the U. S., the course considers texts within their cultural, historical, and socio-political contexts. Relates multi-ethnic literature to the creative and performing arts. Themes covered may include diaspora, migration, memory, history, citizenship, and/or ethnic identities. (CHIC 250, AFAM 250, ASAM 250 and ENGL 250 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 260 - Black Lives Matter Creative and Critical Ideas (3)


    Black Lives Matter movement origins, controversiesand legacies. Creative and critical responses to social activism in communities of color. Engaging critical debates around over-policing, anti-black racismand bias.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AFAM 280 - Introduction to African American History (3)


    Introduction to key events, individuals, institutions and experiences that shaped the history and culture of Africans and their descendants from their arrival in North America in 1619 to the present.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 301 - African American Food Culture (3)


    Dynamic relationship between African Americans, food culture and food in the U.S. from their earliest beginnings; focusing on the socio-historical, creative, economic and geographic manifestations of the relationship between food culture, identity and wellness.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 304 - Black Families in America (3)


    Issues of race, class, gender, sexuality and identity within African American families. Topics will include: black single mothers and welfare, prisons, black middle class families and residential housing, black youth and activism, and LGBT family formations. (AFAM 304 and SOCI 304 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: SOCI 101  or completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 306 - Indigenous Women (3)


    Female role in the societies of indigenous people in Africa and beyond. Labor divisions, leadership, political and social activities from a number of ethnic groups. Interrogates historical and contemporary issues as they affect indigenous women. (AFAM 306 and WGST 306 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 307 - Research and Writing in Ethnic Studies (3)


    Introduction to research and writing in ethnic studies. Issues of research in ethnic studies (e.g., quantitative v. qualitative analysis, reliability/validity) and specific methods of research (e.g., archives, interviews, oral history). Extensive writing. A C (2.0) or better is required to satisfy the upper-division writing requirement. (ASAM 307, AFAM 307 and CHIC 307 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 308 - Black Men in America (3)


    The diverse and conflicting representations and theories of black masculinity in the U.S. and abroad. Explores tensions between representations and social, economic, and political realities of black men. Analyzes contemporary issues of black masculinities and the post-racial imaginary.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 310 - Black Women in America (3)


    Issues in the study of black women in America, including social, political, economic and intellectual development. Historical and contemporary issues as they affect black American women. (AFAM 310 and WGST 310 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 311 - Race and Relationships (3)


    How race, ethnicity, gender and class matter in everyday society, emphasizing intrapersonal relationships, racial socialization and the effects of this racial socialization in people’s lives.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AFAM 314 - Pan-African Dance and Movement (3)


    Theory and practice of movement of African and Haitian peoples. Movement (dance) as quasi-language in perpetuating the life style of African cultures and cultures of African descent.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.1 or C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 320 - Black Political Thought (3)


    The black American intellectual from slavery to contemporary times, emphasizing black contributions to American political and social thought, as well as their contributions in America’s social development.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 321 - Activism, Engagement and Professional Development (3)


    Planning and community development trends in minority communities in urban, suburban and rural areas. Theoretical perspectives and practices embraced by grassroots planners. Public and private sector approaches. Topics include neighborhood planning, community development, economic development and grassroots organizing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
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    AFAM 322 - Black Psychology (3)


    Uses psychological principles and practices to guide students’ comprehension of life as an African American. Introduction to a holistic perspective that expands ways of conceptualizing psychology from an African American world view. (AFAM 322 and PSYC 322 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 324 - Introduction to African American Literature (3)


    Literary contributions by major black American authors. Contemporary black writers and the recurring themes of protest and quest for identity. Not available for graduate degree credit. (AFAM 324 and ENGL 324 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 325 - African American Religions and Spirituality (3)


    African-American belief systems and denominations. Folk beliefs among Blacks, African-American religious groups and the role of the Black Church in politics and social change in the Black community. (AFAM 325 and RLST 325 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AFAM 335 - History of Racism (3)


    Historical roots and current expressions of racism. How racism manifests itself through individual, social, political, economic and religious institutions and proposes methods of combating it.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 337 - Indigenous Religions and Philosophies (3)


    Religious and philosophic perspectives of indigenous peoples. Religious interpretations and thought in various facets of belief, ranging from traditional African religions to Islam and Christianity. Highlights contemporary religious activities and reformulations in the diaspora. (AFAM 337 and RLST 337 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 356 - African American Music Appreciation (3)


    Black music in America; the sociological conditions that help produce various forms of black music. (AFAM 356 and MUS 356   are the same course)

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 357 - Blacks in the Performing Arts (3)


    African-American culture through the performing arts. Blacks in the entertainment industry as a means of understanding and revealing important aspects of African-American culture. (AFAM 357, MUS 357 and THTR 357 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 361 - Black Environmentalism (3)


    Environmental racism, crisesand justice issues for communities of color. Origins of Black environmentalism, slavery, Jim Crow segregation and impact on the relationship between African Americans with nature and the environment. Creative expressions of Black environmentalism.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 370 - Development of African American Children and Youth (3)


    Understanding cognitive and socio-emotional development of African American children and youth is facilitated through comprehensive examinations of significant African and African American cultural and historical experiences. (CAS 370 and AFAM 370 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AFAM 371 - African American Concert Dance History (3)


    Production of African derived dance from within American culture. Consideration of the history of dance artists’ biographic and critical theory literature from diverse media. Includes a lab involving choreography and performance of major African American concert dance forms. (DANC 371 and AFAM 371 are the same course)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category C.1 or C.2.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 388 - Hip Hop Culture (3)


    Origins and influences of hip hop on culture, fashion, movies, television, advertising, attitude, music, dancing and slang among African Americans. Impact of the hip hop culture phenomenon on American and global societies.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 389 - Black Latinx Identity (3)


    The relationship between Blackness and Latin American identity formation and social movements of Black-identified Latino/a/x people. Will pay particular attention to slavery within the United States, Caribbean and Latin America; racial classification laws and social movements.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required
  
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    AFAM 392 - Violence and the Black Body (3)


    Uses an interdisciplinary framework to theorize violence and its intersections with race, gender and class. Historical expressions and legacies of violence against Black Americans. Department consent required.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 405 - Black Representations in Film (3)


    Critical study of black images in motion pictures, past and present. The tension between historical Black consciousness, authenticity, imitation and alternative adaptations.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 410 - Language and Power in African American Culture (3)


    Language use within the African American community. Topics include language history, dialect vs. language, communicative practices, language in education policy, language and ideology, and language attitudes. (ENGL 410 and AFAM 410 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: Fulfill Upper Division Writing Requirement.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 430 - A Social Psychological Study in Ethnic Minority Behavior (3)


    Central role of culture, race and ethnicity in the human condition. Social psychological theory and research will provide the context of the course. Cultural pluralism and diversity will be discussed. (AFAM 430 and PSYC 430 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: AFAM 101   or AFAM 107 ; or PSYC 101 .

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AFAM 463 - Black LGBT Experience (3)


    Focuses on the experiences of Black (LGBT) lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender people to explore the multiple and intersecting social forces that have shaped their place, or lack thereof, in U.S. society.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 101  and completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 476A - African American History: 1619 to 1863 (3)


    Key events, individuals, institutions and experiences that shaped the history and culture of Africans and their descendants in North America from the 17th century to the American Civil War (AFAM 476A and HIST 476A are the same course).

    Prerequisite: AFAM 107 , AFAM 190 , AFAM 280  or HIST 170A .

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 476B - African Americans since 1863 (3)


    African Americans as historical actors from 1863 to the present, including responses to segregation and disfranchisement, participation in the Great Migration, and the movement for civil rights (HIST 476B and AFAM 476B are the same course).

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.2, POSC 100  or HONR 201B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 477C - American Immigration History (3)


    History of American immigration in a global context. Changes and continuities in the political, cultural, and economic contexts that generated the movement of diverse peoples and structured their experiences of integration within the U.S. (HIST 477C, AFAM 477C, ASAM 477C and CHIC 477C are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.2, POSC 100  or HONR 201B ; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 496 - Tutorial (1-3)


    May be taken for credit for a maximum of three units.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AFAM 499 - Independent Study (1-3)


    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Requires acceptance of the subject by department chair and instructor directing the study.

    Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    Department Consent Required

Aging Studies

Courses are designated as AGNG in the class schedule.

  
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    AGNG 133 - Introduction to Aging Studies (3)


    Multidisciplinary overview of: characteristics, strengths and problems of older persons; diversity in aging process involving gender, race, ethnicity, subculture; services to older adults; gerontology as an academic discipline and a field of practice. (AGNG 133, SOCI 133, PUBH 133, HUSR 133 and PSYC 133 are the same course.)

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AGNG 202 - Discovering My Roots: Genealogy, Family, History (3)


    The meanings and forms of family in world history by engaging the methods and practices of history research: theoretical literature, genealogy databases, oral histories, personal digital archives, family history rooms. Produce substantive research on own families. (HIST 202 and AGNG 202 are the same course).

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AGNG 313 - California Gold: Diversity and Aging (3)


    California serves as a microcosm for studying diversity and aging. Course considers race/ethnicity, gender, disability, income, sexual orientation and religion among aging Californians. Highlights discrimination, racismand current/future needs and support services in the context of current events.

    Prerequisite: completion of G.E. Category D.1.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AGNG 420 - Aging and Dementia (3)


    Physiological, psychological, social, economic aspects of dementia; its impact on the individual, family and society, with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease.

    Prerequisite: junior, senior or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AGNG 425 - Successful Aging and Gerotechnology (3)


    Gerotechnology is the study of technology and aging. The impact of computer and Internet, devices for sensory impairments, telehealth, smart home, automobile and transportation innovation on older adults, caregivers and society.

    Prerequisites: SOCI 133 /AGNG 133 ; completion of G.E. Category A.1, A.2, A.3; or classified graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AGNG 433 - Aging And Social Services (3)


    Sociological analysis of social problems of aging with special emphasis on strategies of intervention and barriers to service utilization. Critical examination of community service delivery systems. Review career opportunities and qualifications required.

    Prerequisite: AGNG 133  or upper-division standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

  
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    AGNG 450 - Applied Health Promotion in Aging Populations (3)


    Promotion/risk reduction program content, development, implementation and evaluation. Topics include weight control, stress management, substance abuse, physical fitness and accident prevention. (PUBH 450  and AGNG 450 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: PUBH 320 ; junior or senior standing; or Kinesiology or Sociology major; or Health Science or Gerontology minor; or graduate standing.

    400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AGNG 495 - Gerontology Undergraduate Internship (3)


    Integration of professional and academic experience through internships with external employers (120-150 hours of fieldwork). Supervised experience in organizations that serve older adults and their families, and written reflections on these experiences. Requires consent of instructor and Program Coordinator.

    Undergraduate Course not available for Graduate Credit

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.Department Consent Required
  
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    AGNG 500 - Applied Gerontology (3)


    Introduction to professional practice of Gerontology. Applying biopsychosocial content and theoretical models, research and ethics in practice, career path exploration and networking, and developing leadership skills and resources.

    Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AGNG 503 - Aging and Public Policy (3)


    Origin, development, and overview of public policies affecting older persons, families and service providers. Political administrative, advocacy and private sector involvements in employment, retirement, income security, health care, social services and housing of older persons. May include a service learning component. (AGNG 503 and POSC 503 are the same course.)

    Prerequisite: AGNG 500 , POSC 309  or POSC 315 ; or classified graduate student status.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
  
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    AGNG 506 - Economics of Aging (3)


    Economic consequences of population aging and the economic status of the aged. Income adequacy in old age: dependency, work income, retirement planning, social security, employer-sponsored pensions and financing health care. Economic security today and tomorrow. International comparisons. (AGNG 506 and ECON 506 are the same course.)

    Prerequisites: ECON 340  Gerontology graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

  
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    AGNG 507 - Biopsychosocial Perspectives in Aging (3)


    Biological, psychological and social concepts of aging upon which professional practice in gerontology is based.

    Prerequisite: graduate standing.

    Graduate-level

    One or more sections may be offered in any online format.
 

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